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Bryan Life 

A publication of Bryan College 
Volume 36, Number4 

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Graduation Twice As Nice- 
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Campus News - Page 10 



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The Motto, Christ Above 



RemanbenngBtyan- Page 18 



Bryan 101- Page 19 



Lion Tracks - Page 20 



Faculty/Staff Notes - P 

Bryan Athletics Awards- Page £ 
Homecoming 2010 - Page 26 



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But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us 
in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the 
fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere 

2 Cor 2:14 K3V 

his summer has been one of Ihe busiest on record for 
Bryan, and it is exciting to see God's hand of provision and 
_JL_ direction as we enter anew decade. Dozens of changes are 

underway and it is exciting to see the entrance, softball field, and 

townhouses nearing completion. 

One of the most gratifying moments this year came as Daniel 
Zimmerman gave the senior class commencement address. As 
you read a portion of his speech, you will sense the impact that 
Bryan has made on his mind and spirit as he is equipped to make 
a difference for Christ's Kingdom and engage a culture that has 
turned its back on our God. 

As we continually seek ways to carry out Bryan's mission and 

encourage and empower students such as Daniel, we have made some exciting changes 
in our academic and student life structures that will begin this fall. Dr. Matt Benson has 
been promoted to Vice President for Spiritual Formation and leads a wonderful team that 
includes counseling and soul care, the Wb rid view Initiative, spiritual formation, and the 
worship arts. Our desire is to infuse spiritual formation intentionally into every aspect of 
college life. 

Bruce Morgan is now dean of community life, and his office is now under the supervision 
of Vice President for Enrollment Management Michael Sapienza. This restructuring enables 
Enrollment Management to have a seamless influence on the total student life experience, 
from first contact with the college through graduation. Working throughout the campus. 
Dr. Peter Held is senior fellow for Christian worldview and professor of Christian thought 
and biblical studies. His new role enables him to work with our faculty and both our 
traditional and nontraditional students in understanding a biblical worldview. 

Our new campus in Knoxville will be opening this summer, our first M.A. class in Christian 
Studies is underway in Chattanooga, and the number of our courses available online 
continues to grow. We are blessed with many dual-enrollment agreements with Christian 
high schools throughout the country enabling a biblically based Bryan curriculum to be 
taught to juniors and seniors. These students will get a jump on their college education 
with courses taught through the lens of Christian thought and practice. 

Why all these changes? Why the focus on spiritual formation? I see a church that 
desperately needs a generation of students who understand the battle for truth and 
righteousness, whose hearts and minds are challenged and prepared to effectively "spread 
the fragrance of the knowledge of Him everywhere." My prayer is that as you read this 
edition of BtycmLife, you will see God's hand powerfully at work in the lives of hundreds of students, that 
you will ask God how you can be involved, and you will pray that God will do a work that will revive and 
increase His church. 




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Say "Bryan College" and many alumni will 
picture Mercer Hall, Rudd Auditorium, and 
a campus where some kind of construction 
project seems to happen every few years. 

But for a growing number of alumni "Bryan 
College" meam a suite on the second floor of 
the Krystal Building in downtown Chattanooga, 
or a classroom at Chattanooga Stats Technical 
Community College, a church in Cleveland, Term., 
the Colonnade in Catoosa County, Ga., or Cleveland 
State Community College's campus in Athens. 

In other words, some things about Bryan are 
changing, and Academic Vice President Dr. 
Bradford Sample wants to make sure the college 
administration is re ad}' for what" s coming. 

Not that anybody will notice right away. 

This past fall the board of trustees approved a 
restructuring of the college's acadsmic divisions 
into the School of Arte and Sciences (A&S) and the 
School of Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS). 

"On a day-to-day basis, our students probably 
won't see a difference because academic structure 
is often invisible to them," Dr, Sample said. 





Zacer$ Brown 

Mathematics/Secondary Education, 2031 
Current occupation — Principal, East Ridge High School, 
Chattanooga, Term. 

How was Biyan's matto t Christ Above Aft, reflected »n the courses you took? 
In all of my classes the professors took time to put Christ before everything. 
They took time to find out how we as students were doing. 

What do you consider the strengths of your major? The math professors 
prepared me to be successful not only in school, but on the state exams. I 
■felt I received an excellent education in mathematics. 

What aspect of your education cautd have been stronger? I wish Bryan 
would have prepared us for challenging students. How do we reach 
students who don't care? How do we fight the absent parent? How do we 
consistently show God's love in a public school setting 3 

What does "Bryan Community" mean to you? The Bryan community is the one experience I will always be thankful 
for. To this day my best friends are from my four years at Qryaa The friends I made at Bryan became my brothers. 



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Jane (Shaver) wiffeejj 

MBA, 2008 (also, B S, Liberal Arts, 1984) 
Current occupation— Vice President Finance, Suburban 
Manufacturing Co., Dayton, Term. 
How long in this field? - 25 years 

How was Bryan's motto, Christ Above Att, reflected <n the courses yau 
took? The MBA professors were very impressive. It was apparent they 
were Godly m en showing care and concern for their students as well as 
exemplfying God In discussions of the material and how we apply It in our 
daily Ikes. 

What do you consider the strengths of your major? Since I came into the 
program with a financial background, I expected financial courses to be 
easier for me. I was surprised at how In-depth those studies became, and how we were all challenged by the material. 

What ospect of your education could have been stronger? With the litigious nature erf our world, businesses have to 
be very careful in the way we handle EVERY process or sltuatf on. Knowing of changes, being proactive in monitoring, 
and diligent in business dealings is vitally important to survival. Greater emphasis on this would be helpful. 

What does "Bryan Community" mean to you? 

The "Bryan Com munlty* is the people who are part of the loving family of Bryan - current and former faculty and 

staff, alumni, and supporters. I am proud to be part of III 



The structural changes we are making eet the 
groundwork for significant change, growth, and 
adaptability in the future. These alterations help 
us remain compliant with SACS (the regional 
accrediting agency, the Southern Association of 
Colleges and Schools) standards and regulations." 

But the change was designed with growth in mind. 
"We are not making changes to stay in Chattanooga, 
but so we can go to Knowille and other areas," 
Dr. Sample said. "We have the structure so we can 
build on it If we hadn't made these changes, the 
organization would have become inefficient." 

Although not specifically an element of Vision 
2020, the college's master plan for the next decade, 
these structural changes have been prompted by 







the master plan'B anticipated growth in the degree 
completion program and the graduate programs, 
which have different regulatory requirements than 
does the traditional undergraduate program. 

Rjrexample, Dr: Sample pointed outthatthenew 
arrangement allows the college to permit relevant 
differences in the educational requirements for 
students. "There are different needs for the two 
(AGS and A&S) groups," he said. "For example, 
adult students need a math course in statistics rather 
than algebra or calculus. We don't have to explain 
'corporate structure' to someone who has worked in 
one, while an 18-year-old might not fully understand 
that concept." 

Beefing up the AGS side of; the house has both 
advantages and challenges. 

Expanding beyond Chattanooga certainly will 
bolster the college's enrollment numbers and 
broad enits name recognition,abenefitdemonstrated 
by the success in the Chattanooga area. 



Sam Teaslejj 

Christian Education 1997 
Current occupation— Real Estate 
How long in this field? — 5 years 

The courses at Bryan were focused on applying the teachings of Christ to our 
everyday lives. It wasn't just a theoretical idea or a memorization of Christian 
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Jeffrey; Lowland 

Business Administration, 1980 

Current Occupation - President of The King's Academy. 

private Christian school in West Palm Beach. Fla. 
How long In this field - 31 years 

How was Bryan's motto, Christ Above All, reflected in the courses you took. 
For me, the greatest example would have to be the faculty and 
admin Istratf on at Bryaa The way they treated individuals, particularly 
myself, was a tremendous exam pie of row Christ himself treated people. 

What do you consider thestrengths of your major's 

The Accounting classes that I took. I was wel prepared to manage the day 

to-day accounting afa business. 

What aspects of your education could have been stronger. 

I could have used a m ore practical course In leading people. This Is the 

most challenging part of running any business. 

What does "Bryan Community" mean to you? 

I have an administrator and a teacher working for me wrto are Bryan graduates, and others have been part of our 

faculty. We were not at Bryan at trie same time but there is a camaraderi? that we share as graduates of Bryan. 






This past fall, approximately a third of the 
college's total enrollment was in the degree 
completion program. One day that will change, as 
Bryan officials enviBion as many ae 3,0C0 atudente 
in AGS programs, with 1,200 traditional students 
on the Dayton campus. 

One of the challenges this kind of growth will 
bring is to make sure that each student has a Bryan 
College experience. 

To this end. Dr. PeterHeld has been named Senior 
Fellow for Christian Wo rid view and Professor of 
Christian Thought and Biblical Studies. In addition 
to teaching part-time for the Biblical Studies 
program on campu3, he is charged with developing 
both a formal training program for all new faculty 
and a chaplaincy program for AGS locations. 

"We're going to create a formal orientation 
program for all new faculty and staff, including 
Adult and Graduate Studies faculty and adjuncts." 
Dr: Sample said. "Basieallj^ we will orient anyone 
who teaches for us to be Bryan faculty who imbibe 
the need tor worldview education as well as 
discipline-specific teaching." 

The chaplaincy program is designed to provide 
spiritual support for students in AGS programs. 
"We expect to approach pastors wherever we have 
programs and ask them to partner with us," Dr. 
Sample said. "Like our faculty, we would expect 
chaplains to be evangelical and from a diversity 
of denominations. They would be trained by ub to 
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Musical Theater, 2003 
Current occupation — 
Actor/retail/ cat i 

How long in this field - 
5 years 

how was Bryan's 

motto, Christ Above 

Atl, reflected ki the 

courses you took? 

At Bryan. Christ reigning as kingwas.torthe most part, an 

understanding within that community that inform ed all 

subjects. 

What do you consider the strengths of your majors 
My major was still very new and hadn't been fully fleshed 
out. However, the basics of the field were all there and 
the curriculum for the training needed was very practical. 

What aspects of your education could have been 

stronger? 

Because my major was so new, there really weren't very 

many classes that would increase my skill-set for the 

theaterfieH. This, Km sure, is somethingthat wil be 

improved as the program grows. 

What does "Bryan Community" mean to you? 

Bryan always seemed to be an extension of my church 

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David Barbour 

English, 1981 
Current occupation - 
Self-employed 
architectural concrete 
precast manufacturer. 

How long In this field? - 

20 years. 

How was Bryan's motto, 
Christ Above Mi, reflected 
\n the courses you took? 
This truth was an integra I 
part of my major. Its proof 
was in the lives of the 
faculty. 

What do you consider the strengths of your major? 

The strength of my English major Is the exposure to so many 

Ideas seen by the Ifeht of biblical truth. 

What aspects of your education could have been stronger'. 
If I could change anything about my time at Bryan, I would 
have changed me. For me to learn as much as I could, I had to 
resize what I needed to krow. I needed more submission to 
my teachers and others. 



Those with academic credentials would be 
invited to teach a Bible course that ie part of the 
degree completion curriculum, and develop a 
relations hip with a small group of students. They 
would come into class periodically and would 
be connected by email with those students. I 
believe this will give the students in our non- 
traditional programs the beet opportunity to 
know Christ and to grow in Him." 

Dr. Sample said this expansion of vision 
and outreach "ia a way for Bryan to reach the 
community outside or; Dayton. "Our motto, 
Christ Above All, our faith, our commitment 
to our faith and our God are critical elements 
which must be transmitted through the Adult 
and Graduate Studies pmgrams as well as the 
traditional program on campus. Through the 
chaplaincy program, the faculty orientation 
program, and faculty development, I believe we 
will become stronger. 

The result, I believe, will be more people 
dedicated to Christ in serious ways." 



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Beth (Eppf nger) wilkjns 

Political Communications, 2003 
Current occupation - Full-tf me Mom 
How long In this field? - one year 

How was Bryan's motto, Christ Above All, reflected in the courses you took 
In most of my classes I think this was an assumed reason for study, and professors 
taught with the understanding that the tools they were providing me were to train 
my mind and prepare me to use those tools for the glory of God. 

VJhot do you consider the strengths of your major'.' 

Having the opportunity to study the communications side of politics provided rne 
with a fundamental understanding of the htricacies of paltical strategy. It served 
me well in my positions with the U.S. government working on heahh policy and in 
positions I held in business. What I gained from this major definitely gave me an 
upper hand in positions I have held. 

What aspects of your education could have been stronger? 
Having more "hands on" experience through internships or practicums would have been really beneficial. 

What does "Bryan Community" mean to you? 

At Bryan, people came alongsideto challenge and teach me, and continueto do so in various ways. Bryan provided an 
atmosphere where I thrived and where I was changed in m any ways, and that was largely due to what I consider the 
Bryan Community. 



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Two graduation services 
changed the dynamics of 
commencement on May 8, 
but the result was the same - 198 
more graduates commended to 
honor the college motto Christ 
Above All and to make a difference 
in our world. 

College officials decided to split 
the graduation service as a result of 
g rowth in numbe rs o f tradi ti onal 
students and a concentration of 




adult studies programs in the 
Chattanooga area. Graduation 
for students in the School of Arts 
and Sciences was held at Bryan's 
Dayton campus Saturday morning, 
and a service for graduates of the 
School of Adult and Graduate 
Studies was held that afternoon at 
the Tivoli Theatre in Chattanooga. 

Graduation festivities started 
Fri d ay ni ght wi th ves pe rs, giving 
seniors the opportunity to reflect 
on their years at Bryan and 
culminating with the traditional 
ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

Millie Jones, an English literature 
major from Abbeville, S.C., 
reminded classmates that"Alot 
of friend s were thrust upon you 
(on entering Bryan). Thank you for 
encouraging each other to know 
the Lord better and to know who 
we are in the Lord ." 



Matt Dee, a Christian thought 
major from Cordova, Term., 
reflected on the spiritual 
d evel opm ent g rad uate s 
experienced. "We were led into 
deep relationships with God by 
professors and held accountable by 
our peers," he said. 

Jeremy Blaschke, a biology 
major from Qovis, N.M., pointed 
out the academic and spiritual 
example of Bryan professors. 
"Professors are 
dedicated to academic 
excellence, but 
encourage spiritual 
growth. We have had 
daily access to men and 
women of great faith 
who are willing to share 
that with us." 

Olivia Pool, a 
business administration: 
management major from 
Powell, Term., said the 
challenge of attending 
Bryan made her face her fears 
and rely on God's strength. "God 
has proven Himself strong in my 
weakness. I'm still weak and feel 
insignificant because of the task 
before us, but I can say with Paul, 
that I will boast in my weakness so 
the power of God can rest in me." 

Class sponsor Dr. Travis 
Ricketts encouraged 
the graduates to 
"remember the 
injunction in James 1: 
Be quick to hear, slow to 
speak, slow to become 
angry. I don't want my 
tongue, my arrogance 
to hinder someone 
from coming to the 
Lord . Like your faculty 
you're still a work in 
progress." 
As graduates and 




their families left the vespers 
service, members of the Class of 
1960 who were honored on their 
50th anniversary, prayed for the 
newest alumni. After a golden 
anniversary dinner, the "Golden 
Grads" moved to the patio of Mac's 
Cafe in the student center to pray 
for the graduates. The following 
day, each returning member of the 
Class of 1960 was given a golden 
anniversary diploma during 
comm encem ent. 

During the traditional 
graduation ceremony, President 
Live say recognized Dr. Bill 
Ketchersid and Dr. Jack Traylor, 
both professors of history, who 
retired that day. 

He told the graduates, "I 
commend you for persevering to 
earn your degrees. I commend to 
you the secret of a successful life: 
humble obedience to God. I charge 
you to honor the motto of your 
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you do this, you honor all who 
have gone before you." 

D ani el Zimrn e im an, an 
English/ secondary education 
m ajor from Grandview, Tenn., 
in his commencement address 
encouraged his classmates to know 
thems elves, and to seek direction — 
and re s t — by walking in "th e 
an dent paths." 
"True s el f- 
F^fl knowledge 

I pertaini to a correct 
understanding 
of one's identity, 
purpost, and 
duties, and it 
provides the only 
context in which 
men can live 
out their God- 
given de sign. 
Furtherm ore, tru! self-knowledge 
i s ne arly im po s sibl e without a 
biblical view of God." 

Thf prophet Jeremiah answers 
the question,whire can we find 
this self knowledge, he said. "Stand 
at the crossroads and look; ask 
for the ancient paths, where the 
good way lies, and walk in it, and 
you will find rest for your souls." 
Igno ring that ad vi ce 1 e ad s to 
human tragedies that r* suit when 
individual! seek self knowledge 
elsewhere, no tie aming"the truth 
that St. Augustine knew when he 
penned, 'You have made us for 
younelf, oh God, and our he arts 
are restless until hey find their rest 
in You.'" 

That afternoon, before an 
audience filling the main level 
of Chattanooga's Tivoli Theatre, 
NnekaGunn, abusiness 
admini s trad on: m an agtm entm aj o r 
from Chattanooga, spoke forthe 
degne completion graduates. 
She said she learned early on that 
members ofherAspire cohort 
werenotjust fellow students, but 
mends. 

Sht also came to understand 
thafwhatmakei Bryan greatis 
that they do not acceptmediocrity. 
They will not stand for anything 



else than 
excellence. They 
demand greatness 
from us all." 

She said the 
degree completion 
program also 
taught her 
that" great 
accomplishments 
do not come with ease. I have 
learned that it is only through the 
grace, will, and power of God that 
this day has materialized, with 
thi support and dedication of the 
Bryan faculty and my peers." 

Benjamin FeJiz, an MBA 
graduate from Qevel and, Tenn., 
said his ixperience in the MBA 
program "has enriched me 
personally." He said he received 
"aholistic education, which 
encouraged a variety of id! as but 
was undergirded with a strong 




biblical woridview." 

As the MBA graduates leavi, he 
s ai d they will face the ch all eng e 
to "model a strong work ethic and 
conduct ourlives with honor and 
integrity." 

As managers, "let us take with 
us the skills we have learned to 
succeed in the marketplace and 
be shining examples of lives 
tran s ft rm e d by the p owe r o f 
ChrisiWe have ahope and a 
message that the world desperately 
n e e d s to he ar an d s e e ." 








9.A. Boyd Award, given to a senior man and woman "whose 
principles and character have secured for them the highest 
degree of infix en ce over their fellow students" 



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Know Thyself: 

T^e Ancient ?atp to Rest 

by Daniel Zimmerman 

Editor's Note: This is an abridged version of Daniel 
Zimmerman's graduation address, delivered at the 
traditional ceremony on the Bryan Triangle May 8. 

Days like today are important because they 
give u s the opportunity to ponder the 
passage of our lives, giving us a better chance 
to change from who we are to whom we should 
be. Therefore, they have the potential to be quite 
formative in the trajectory of our lives, if we will let 
them. 

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truthstoconsiderthat I 
believe ire exceedingly 
important. Particularly, 
I'm going to commend 
to you the advice of the 
great authors of the 
world (I am, after all, an 
English major), pointing 
you to the truth in their 
words, in the hope that 
you will make personal 
commitments to live by 
this wisdom. 

I have two pieces of 
advice. The first is this: 
Know yourself. The 
second comes from the words of the biblical prophet 
Jeremiah: "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask (or 
the ancient paths, where the good way lies, and walk 
in it, and you will find rest for your souls." It is my firm 
belief that if you grasp the truth of these admonitions, 
and choose to live by them, you will live a more godly, 
productive, and meaningful life. 

The self-knowledge I speak 
of has nothing to do with 
the airy and serf-inflating 
existential nonsense that was 
bandied about byThoreau and 
Emerson, who told men to 
look deep inside themselves 
fortruth, for meaning, and 
for fulfillment. No, true 
self-knowledge pertains to 
a correct understanding of 
one's identity, purpose, and 
duties, and it provides the only 
context in which men can live 
out their God-given design. 

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Furthermore, true self-knowledge is nearly impossible 
without a Biblical view of God, and it is the only road 
to a fulfilling and meaningful life. 

If we were to correctly understand our identity, we 
would come to understand our value notinthe cheap 
slogans of self-esteem peddlers, but in the recognition 
that, as C.S. Lewis noted, "to be one of the Sons of 
Adam orthe Daughters of Eve is both glory enough 
to raise the head of the lowest beggar and shame 
enough to lower the head 
of the highest king." We 
are human beings. That 
is our wealth; that is our 
poverty. 

But our culture often 
does not understand 
this paradox. Our nation 
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believe that men are created in the image of God, 
thus innately possessing inestimable worth. Because 
of this, we commit the heinous crimes of abortion and 
treat men as glorified animals, assigning them value 
based on beauty, productivity, or financial profitability. 
On the other hand, because we do not understand 
that we live in the context of a fall en world, we 
continue to try the same bankrupt solutions, all of 
which assume that man is perfectible. Because we 
culturally have clouded man's IDENTfTY, we have 
sabotaged his value. It, quite simply, does not work. 

The second casualty 
that occurs when men do 
not know themselves is 
that they lack an ultimate 
goal that guides and 
directs their lives. If they 
do not know that they 
are created in the image 
of God, they certainly will 
not understand that they 
have been created FOR 
a specific reason. When 
human identity is not 
anchored in this bedrock 
truth, people have no 
alternative than to float 
aimlessly on the sea of life, a pathetic to any higher 
purpose, concerned with nothing but satiating their 
next fleeting desire. 

I quite understand the person who may see himself 
surrounded by such bleak circumstances, feeling 
deep despair at the state of this world. However, I 
would like to encourage you that it is in the most 
hopeless of circumstances that those with a deep 
and abiding hope stand out like giants in a land of 
dwarfs. Christians are uniquely positioned to offer 
legitimate answers to the questions that confront the 
world today. We must help people KNOW themselves 
truly. If we do this, we will be able to offer autnentic 
answers to our culture in obedience to Christ's 
demands for his followers. 

This need for real self-knowledge brings up a 
secondary question: Where can we acquire it? The 
prophet Jeremiah gives the answer to this question 
when he says "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask 
for the ancient paths, where the good way lies, and 
walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls." The 
nation of Israel was situated at a crucial impasse in 
which their choice was between serving God and 
serving gods of their own makingr gods of their own 
desires, gods of other nations. Jeremiah instructed 
the Israelites that the answers to their questions lie 
in the past, not in the present. Notice that the reward 
for obedience is "rest for your souls," "not the rest 
that the world gives," but peace in the presence of the 

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Father. We sit at the same crossroads as the Israelites, 
faced with the same dilemma, and offered the same 
promise of peace, provided, of course, that we ground 
our identity in our adherence to God's rule. 

You see, my friends, God cannot and will notbe 
mocked, neither by the openly rebellious nor by the 
blissfully ignorant. He meantwhathe said. The good 
way lies in the ancient paths, not in fame, riches, 
power, prestige, vocation, or the next "Christian" 
self-help book with ten easy steps to a better you. 
The sooner we figure this outthe sooner we will have 
taken the first step toward living spiritually beneficial, 
culturally relevant, and morally productive lives. In 
short, we will be living authentically and meaningfully, 
in a mannerthat adorns the gospel, as Paul says, 
making Christianity an attractive alternative to those 
who do not yet believe. 

Make no mistake, the search for the wisdom of the 
ages is laborious, and the process of coming to true 
self-knowledge is often painful and embarrassing. 
But it is the only path to rest, and there is no use 
complaining of its difficulty or shirking the task. When 
Christians choose to obey these principles we will 
become clean mirrors to show men who they were 
created to be. We will follow in the footsteps of John 
Milton and "justify the ways of God to man." We will 
be knowing God and making him known. 

I hope to live my life by these two principles, and I 
invite you to j'oin me. I am confidentthat those of us 
who follow these two pieces of advice will one day 
hear, "Well done, my good and faithful servant. Enter 
into thej'oy of thy Lord." 





film J&sthwl 
Growing* 

A campus effort to recognize 
Bryan film students has grown to 
a regional event, complete with 
an awards ceremony in one of 
Chattanooga's historic theatres. 

The Broad Street Film Festival 
outgrew the Bryan campus a year 




ago when Covenant sludents 
joined the effort and the awards 
ceremony moved to the Tivoli 
Theatre in Chattanooga. 

This year's festival in April 
included entries from students 
at Bryan, Covenant Southern 
Adventist University Ihe 
University of Tennessee- 
Chattanooga, and Chattanooga 
State Technical Community 
College. More than 600 persons 
attended film screenings on April 
22, and the awards ceremony 
on April 24. More than a dozen 



films were submitted, including 
narratives, documentaries and 
music videos. 

Mr. Chris Clark, head of Bryan's 
technology and film program, said 
Ihe four-day event "felt like we 
were doing it for Ihe first time." 
But the success of the event has 
encouraged the festival board to 
look for ways to expand further. 

"In the next two to four years, 
we would like to get high schools 
involved, and there is talk of a 
Chattanooga film festival for 
professionals, not just students," 
he said. 



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Award Given 



in researching and writing their 
senior thesis. 




Senior English majors Millie 
Jones and Daniel Zimmerman 
were presented the first Richard 
M. Co melius Award for excellence 




The award is named for Dr. 
Richard M. Cornelius, professor 
emeritus of English, a Bryan 
graduate who taught at his alma 
mater for 38 years before retiring 
in 1999. 

"We were looking for a way to 
recognize outstanding seniors 
whose excellence and abilities, 
as demonstrated in their senior 
thesis, stood out above Ihe 
o Ihers," explained Dr. Raymond 
Legg, English Department chair. 
"We thought that there was no 
better example of one who pushed 
students to achieve excellence 
than Dr. Cornelius, who did that 
for years and years." 

Millie opted to combine research 
and creative sections in her thesis, 
"The Beauty of Relationship in 
the Poetry of Gerard Manley 
Hopkins." As part of her work 
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original poetry tilled "Panorama: 
A Collection of Poetry." 

Daniel's thesis, "To Forgive 
is Divine: RedemptioninTte 
Tempest" analyzed biblical themes 
in the Shakespeare play and 
countered the critical argument 
that the play actually was 
intended as a rebuke to English 
colonialism. 



European 
Missions Tour 

Bryan College has a larger- than- 
usual international presence this 
summer, as nearly 70 students or 
recent graduates will be involved 
in missions/ study abroad 
programs. 

Thirty-four Chorale members 
accompanied by three faculty- 
staff couples visited England, 
France and Switzerland for their 
quadrennial European missions 
tour May 10-24. 

"We call it our European 
Missions Tour because it really 
is a ministry to unchurched, 
unconverted people, particularly 
on the continent," Chorale 




Members of the Italy study group 
are pictured in Florence 

Director Dr. David Luther said. 
"In Europe, where 95 percent of 
the people don't go to church, 
missionaries will invite the whole 
community." 

Seven students and four English 
faculty members spent two weeks 



in Italy, where students took three 
classes and visited Venice and 
Horence. 

English Department Head Dr. 
Raymond Legg said the trip was 
designed to "deepen appreciation 
for the major, deepen a sense of 
community within the major, and 
most important get a broader 
view of what God is doing in the 
world." 

Fifteen students are working 
in Europe, Africa, and Asia in 
internships arranged through 
the Acts Project to gain an idea 
of mi ssional livin g using their 
vocational interests. 

Danielle Rebman, who 
coordinates the placements, 
said students are working with 
mentors who serve with amission 
as church planters or in business 
carrying on long-term projects. 
Jobs include facilitating short- 
term visits, working in a factory 
learning about Christian business 
practices, acting as journalists in 
Europe, working at a children's 
home, in sports ministry and in 
business offices. 

A 15-member group of coaches 
and members of the men's 
basketball team were in the 
Dominican Republic for a week 
in May working through SCORE 
International. The team played 
basketball, did relief work, visited 
orphanages and conducted clinics. 
Coach Don Rekoske said. 



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Opportunity 

Program Dinner 

A Success 

More than 200 alumni and 
friends of Bryan College 
attended the third annual Bryan 
Opportunity Program dinner 
and concert April 15 to raise 




Pictured from left are entertainers 

Steve Amerson and inune Goyfe Stevenson, 

chairman Joseph Deeoshno, Bryan 

trustee chairman John Haynes, and 

president Stephen Ltvesoy, 

scholarship funds for Tennessee 
students. 

Vocalists Steve Amerson, who 
has sung extensively for movies, 
television and in concert and 
Broadway star Laurie Gayle 
Stephenson presented a concert of 
sacred and popular songs. 

More than $225,000 has been 
raised to help cover Bryan's 
tuition and fees for students from 
families with annual incomes of 
less than $35,000. This school year, 
41 students are receiving grants 
from the Bryan Opportunity 
Program. 

Blake Hudson, Bryan's vice 
president for advancement said 
"We are following up with several 
people who were unable to attend 
the event and we should reach the 
$250,000 goal shortly." 



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by Steve DeGeorge, EdD. 

Chair, EcLcatbn Dept. 

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Most observers would 
say that the Scopes Trial 
was the culminating 
event in the career of William 
Jennings Bryan. This is not because 
his career lacked brilliance, for 
he was three times a presidential 
candidate, served as Secretary of 
State under President Wood row 
Wilson, and amassed a personal 
fortune on the popular lecture 
circuit. However, public interest 
in the Scopes Trial and the 
significance of that colossal battle 
for the U. S. education system, as 
well as Bryan's untimely death just 
five days after the close of the trial, 
sealed this episode of Bryan's life 
upon the congregate memory of 
the nation. 

Bryan has been identified as 
a "Fundamentalist" and would 
have embraced the term for good 
reason. He was a committed 
Christian who believed that 
Scripture is inerrant This view 
was continuously challenged at 
that time by "m ode mists" or what 
we now call 'liberal theologians" 
to the point that Christians were 
compelled to respond. This 
led to the publication of the 
"fundamentals," a basic statement 
of faith for biblically mind ed 
Christians. Regardless of what 
Fundamentalism has become in 
recent years, two things were true 
in Bryan's day: fundamentalists 
expressed a commitment to the 
basic tenets of Christianity and, it 
was the unpopular view among 
most of the journalists and scholars 
who wrote about the Scopes Trial. 
Christian fundamentalists were 
sometimes portrayed in the media 
as ignorant of the world at large. 
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with William Jennings Bryan. He 
was well aware of the trends in 
the social sciences and the natural 
sciences which were "coming 
of age" at the beginning of the 
twentieth century. His position 
as Secretary of State would have 
brought him into contact with 
many people across the world who 
were infatuated with social science 
and attempting to apply it to all 
areas of public life from religion 
to education to government. One 
prime example of this would be the 
phenomenon that we now refer to 
as "Social Darwinism." This was 
the "scientific" idea that just as 
organisms evolve and become both 
more complex and better adapted 
to their environment so societies 
and indeed mankind as a whole 
would evolve socially into better, 
more fully adapted cultures. 

August Cbmpte had expressed 
this id ea as early as 1826 in his 
phil os o phy of " posi ti vi sm ." 
In Compte' s model, mankind 
progresses through three distinct 
stages in understanding the 
world: the theological stage, the 
metaphysical stage, and finally 
the scientific stage. This was the 
"Hope" of the age of Modernity 
the belief that both natural and 
social science held the answers to 
mankind's problems. Wbrld War 
I had d ealt a severe blow to Social 
Darwinism, but by the 1920's it 
was being labeled the "War to End 




All Wars" and belief in "science 
as savior" was strong again in 
intellectual circles. 

As we tackle the issues of 
world view at Bryan College today 
many of us focus our attention on 
the problems of "post-modernity" 
and its belief that truth, if there 
is such a thing, is determined, 
even created, in the mind of each 
individual. This is an appropriate 
battle in which to engage because 
the implications of this view 
upon human behavior, cultural 
development and religious 
influence are staggering. However, 
it behooves us not to forget that 
the previous dominant world view 
known as "modernity" had 
elevated science and rational 
thinking to the level of religion. 
Modernity embraced the idea 
that God had become obsolete 
as mankind had developed. It 
was in that milieu of ideas that 
Willi am Jennings Bryan lived and 
moved and had his influence. 
The perception of many Christian 
scholars in Bryan's time was that 
we might be evolving into a post- 
Christian society. Indeed, that 
perception was accurate. Bryan, 
by making articulate arguments 
against the blind acceptance of 
evolutionary theory as absolute 
truth, was actually fighting the 
battle against the broader evolution 
of the culture. Would Bryan have 
articulated this in exactly this way? 
It is not possible 
to know. 

Certainly 
we in the 
twenty-first 
century have 
the advantage 
of dose to a 
hundred years 
of hind sight and 
accumulated 
evidence from 
which to draw 
our conclusions. 
They say that 
hind sight is 
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this case even hindsight may be 
clouded in regard to the issue of 
what degree of awareness the 
Christians of Bryan's day had 
relative to the trends in science and 
social science. Bryan fought the 
battle on the front that presented 
itself, the teaching of evolution in 
the schools. Beyond that we do not 
know. 

In any case, the Scopes battle 
was not an isolated fight over 
the specific id ea of teaching 
evolutionary theory in public 
schools. It was an expression of 
a mu ch br oad e r argum ent ab out 
the nature of mankind and the 
development of society that 
continues to this day. 

Consider some of the educational 
milestones that occurred during 
the public life of William Jennings 
Bryan in and around the turn 
of the twentieth century 1883 - 
considered the beginning of the 
"Child Study Movement" in the 
U.S.; 1886- The first educational 
psychology textbook published; 
1896- John Dewey opens his lab 
school at the University of Chicago; 
1899- Dewey publishes School and 
Society; 1900- Ellen Key publishes 
The Century of the Child which 
promotes progressive education; 
1904- G. Stanley Hall publishes 
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test" developed by Binet and 
Simon; 1916- Dewey publishes 
Democracy and Education, Lewis 
Te mi an launches widespread 
intelligence testing in schools, E.L. 
Thomdike develops "no mis for 
reading, writing, and aritiimetic for 
comparison across school districts, 
school attendance becomes 
compulsory in tiie U.S.; 1919- The 
Progressive Education Association 
is founded. 

These milestones have been 
viewed as positive or negative over 
tiie course of time depending on 
who is evaluating their impact 
In fact, they simply represent 
a series of changes that were 
happening in the name of a social 
science approach to education. The 
need to bring any or all of these 
issues to a public discussion was 
surely something on the minds of 
leaders in both the traditional and 
progressive camps. In many ways 
the Scopes Trial was conceived as 
a platform for raising these issues 
to the attention of the public. 
Transcripts of the trial and reports 
in newspapers across the country 
seem to indicate that the trial was 
in facta somewhat cooperative 
effort to do this, right down to the 
participation of Scopes himself. 
Such deliberate attempts to 



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provoke the establishment of legal 
precedent is not uncommon in 
the public arena and in fact many 
Supreme Court cases such as Br own 
v. Top&a and even Roe v, Wade are 
chosen by the court based on their 
perceived relevance to major issues 
being debated in the society at 
large. 

For William Jennings Bryan 
the Scopes Trial was the perfect 
storm. It provided a stage on which 
he could represent the views of 
Christian educators in the midst 
of significant changes in the way 
we view and represent 
the world to our students. 
Bryan was a person of 
his times. He was called 
upon to take a stand on 
the issues of those times 
and to lethistory and, 
of course, God Himself, 
be the judge of what 
transpired. This man who 
was one of the great voices 
of his era did not hesitate 
to make a case for the 
themes of the day; but he 
did not live long after the 
im por tant event by whi ch 
he is remembered . It gives 
us all pause to consider 
whether we are rising to 
the occasion and fighting 



the meaningful battles of our day 
and time. 

For further study: 
Berry, Gibbs, Kienel, Eds. (1995). 
Philosophy of Christian school 
education. Colorado Springs, 
Association of Christian Schools 
Intl. 

The Fundamentals: A Testimony to 
theTruth. (1910-1915). Chicago: 
Testimony Publishing Company. 
Larson, E.J. (1999). "Aping 
humanity—Scopes: A Tale of Two 
Titans of Law." Update onLaw- 
RelatedEducation, 23(1), 11-13. 
The McGraw-Hill Companies. 
(3)04). The McGraw-Hill 
foundations of education timeline. 
Olasky, M. N. (1966). "When world 
views collide: Journalists and the 
great monkey trial." 
Riley, K. L, B rown, J. A, & 
Braswell, R. (2007). "Historical truth 
and film 'Inherit the Wind 1 as an 
appraisal of the American teacher, " 
American Educational History 
Journal, 34(2), 263-273. 




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Wm . David & M ary Conner 

James C. Anderson 

Thomas & Mary Frances Carlson 

Paul & Delana Bice 

Steve & Kim Keck 

Scott & Janice Pendergrass 

Karin &JackTraylor 

Ray & Margie Legg 

Vance & Connie Berger 

Arliss & Mary Etta Roaden 

Winnie Davey 

Roger & Debby Wood worth & Family 

Ronald & Linda Wenger 

Jonathan & Pam Bennett 

David & Sigrid Lulher 

Mark& Ruth Senter III 

Thomas & Mary Frances Carlson 

Phil &Darlene Lestmann 

Ruth Hookey & WD. Wright 

Emmett & Margie (Hattaway) Griffin 

Jeanette Eason 

MattieB. Pass 

Michael M. Snow 

William & Lee Ketchersid 

Jo Anna B. Thompson 

Stefon& Alice Gray 

Mark& Kay Davis 

Betty Reed 

Karin &JackTraylor 

William A. Venable III 



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Randall Southard, Shirley Gee 
Mrs. Harriet Anderson 

Mildred Faye Live say, Robert Bennett 

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Mildred Faye Live say, Vivian Irene C Shell 

Doris Sargent 

Dorothy "Dot" (Hargreaves) Allen 

Dorothy "Dot" (Hargreaves) Allen 

Charles A. Thomas 

Charles "Chic" Thomas 

Hazel W. Ketchersid, Richard Wyatt 

Hazel Ketchersid, Richard Wvatt 

Mildred Faye Live say 

Pastor Arnold Mollette, David C. Harmon 



Rev. & Mrs. William A. Venable, Jr. 



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Dr. John C. Anderson 
Rebecca Hoyt 



Jim &Judy Barth 
Mr. Mark Senter, Jr. 



Bryan College Board of Trustees 



Mr. Jonathan L Bennett, '76 
Cypress, Texas 

Mrs. Delana Bice, 74 
Houston, Texas 

Mr. Gerald Cline, 78 
Farmington Hills, Mich, 

Mr. J. Wayne Cropp, 74 
Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Mr. Ralph Green, '56 
Dayton, Tenn. 



Col. John Haynes 
Lilburn, Ga. 

Rev. Howard Park, '55 
Pel ham, Ala. 

Mr T Ramon Perdue 
Lookout Mountain, Ga. 

Hon. Lawrence Puckett, 73 
Cleveland, Tenn. 

Dr. Arliss Roaden 
Brentwood, Tenn. 



MrJeffW. Ryan, '84 
Richardson, Texas 

Mrs. Betty Ruth Seera, 74 
Dayton, Tenn. 

Dr. Mark Senter III 
Lake Forest, III. 

Mr David Spoede, 78 
Dallas, Texas 

Mr Glenn St oph el, '01(H) 
Ch atta n ooga. Ten n . 



Mr. C. Barry Whitney, J r, '01 (H) 
Augusta, Ga. 

Mr. James R. Wolfe, '78 
Noblesville, Ind. 



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Leaving a Legacy can touch the lives 
of countless students, and create a lasting memory. 
If you are considering a legacy gift to Bryan College, 
contact us today to learn how the Office of Planned Giving 
can help. 



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n overnight decision turned into a life-long relationship 
wi til Bryan College that Dr. Eugene Bengtson treasures 
nough to include the college in his will. 



Dr. Bengtson, a 1965 graduate, said he didn't know any tiling 
about Bryan until he was talking with a friend one evening who 
introduced him to her father who was on the college's board of 
trustees. 

"I had been accepted to another college and had been awarded 
a scholarship," Dr. Bengtson said. But Rev. Lewis Llewellyn told 
him about Bryan and its motto, asked about his grades, and even 
arranged for a scholarship. 

"The motto, Christ Above All, really appealed to me," he said. 
"I attended because of the motto, the financial aid, and the tuition was less than the other college. It was a God 
thing in more ways than one." 

Although he had decided not to become a pastor, he majored in Greek — because he felt the call of God on his 
life — and English, because he thought he could be a teacher. After two years of teaching, "God put pressure on 
me to go to seminary. I fought for a week and lost I told the Lord I would go to seminary but He would have to 
show me He wanted me to be a pastor. 

He went to Dallas Theological Seminary and toward the end of his time there "the Lord laid on my 
heart our home town" of Sebring, Fla. 

He and his wife, Yetta, and their three children moved back to Sebring where he helped found Bible 
Fellowship Church, a ministry he led for 35 years before his retirement in June 2009. Today the church is 
pastored by his fourth daughter's husband, and Bryan alumnus Andy McQuaid, '77, is associate pastor. 

Dr. Bengtson said God's faithfulness to him, his family and his church over the years influenced his decision 
to indud e B ryan College in his will. 

"God so wonderfully supplied my needs through faith. Bryan also was gracious tome," he said. "There was 
not a lot of money to give to students in those days, but out of their grace and their meager student fund they 
helped me. I walked on campus my sophomore year with $100; that was all the money I had. I said, 'can you 
help?" Bryan did what they could. It was enough to encourage me. I worked all the time on campus and at 
home. Between Bryan and help from my local church and work, I graduated with only a very small loan. 

"My desire to include Bryan in my will is because of what Bryan stands for- Christ Above All - along with 
the academic standards. I want other students to be able to go to school like I did. I want to tithe my estate with 
a portion to Bryan and a portion to my local church. 

"As an alum, that means alottoseeGod continually blessing, sending the leadership He has. I'm blessed by 
whaf s happening there." 

To learn more about how to include Bryan College in your will or estate plans, or to receive a free Will 
Banning Kit, contact Steve Keck, director of development, at 423-775-7581 or by email at steveJceck@bryan.edu. 



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ryan had a profound impact on my life. At seventeen years oi age I had 
never heard "Jesus Loves me, this I know/' nor ever held a Bible. 





At 4 a.m. in a newspa per office amid my terrible profanity, Gene Ga skins 
asked me to go to church with him Ihe next Sunday. Three weeks later I was 
saved. One day my pastor said, "You ought to go to Bryan College." That was 
of God. Three weeks later 1 leftmy job as a draftsman with the U. S. Engineers 
and was at Bryan in 194 1. 

The first impression of Bryan was awesome. Neverhadlseenand felt so 
welcomed and loved by faculty and students. I needed that. 

Then in class, "Pop" Levengood made the Bible come alive. He 
burned into us a hunger to know God's Word. He taught it with 
passion. We learned! Years later at Dallas Seminary six of us were 
attending our first year. Dr. Walvoord called us into his office and 
said, "You students from Bryan have the best foundation in the Bible 
of any students we have ever had. What is the answer?" I spoke up 
and said "Pop Levengood" and all agreed. Da lias never forgot mat 

Chapel was the highlight. A missionary spoke to us, and God spoke 
to me and said, "I want you to leave engineering and preach." T did, 
and never regretted it 

The meals were lar more than meals. We had "bread" boxes o£ 
verses. Each would read a verse and we would give the references. I 
learned scores oi verses from that. 

Dean Rylher challenged me, as no one had, to bemybestfor God. 

I had to work. My first job was emptying garbage. The next was mopping floors for twenty cents an hour. 
Dr. Rudd, the president came to the kitchen with a friend one night while I was mopping. They got a piece of 
pie and glass of milk He bowed his head and thanked the Lord for that little bit He impacted my life with that 
simple Godly act. I could go on and on with incidents like those that molded my life at Bryan 

I preached my first sermon on Christian service assignment Little did 1 know 1 would one day preach in over 
1,500 churches in 70 nations and it all began by training at Bryan. I am eternally indebted to Bryan for it all. 



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n May 8 we had two graduation ceremonies. The first, 
i tor traditional students, was held in the Triangle, where 
we honored more than 100 graduating seniors and 11 
Golden Grads from the Class o( 1960. It was a wonderful day of 
past and future all coming together to celebrate the present 

I congratulated them, and told them they were now entering 
their next course of study Real World 101! I reminded mem mat 
as they left the Vespers service Frida y night the Golden Grads 
were covering them in prayer They had been well prepared, and 
now it was time to apply their knowledge and training. They had a great legacy, a great heritage to follow. 

The second ceremony was held at the Tivoli Theatre for the degree completion program and MBAgraduates. 
It was remarkable to see so many finish their education in the midst of work and family I reminded them that 
they all had gradua te-level work in Real World 101! 

Most of them have never been to the campus or participated in any activities on Bryan Hill, so I challenged 
mem to now take the next course in their education, Bryan 101. Come to the campus and see what it is like. It 
would make sense to know what your alma mater looks like! 

Come to think oi It, many oiyouneed to come back for a refresher course! As I have said many times before, 
the core curriculum is still the same: Christ Above All. Commitment to a Biblical worldview and high academic 
standards are still there. The friendships and relationships are as strong as ever, but they need to be updated. 
Now it is YOUR turn to come back and see what the campus looks like! One of our Golden Grads, Annetta 
McCleod Barger, who came from Wisconsin, had not been here since she graduated in 1960. Hwasa pleasure 
to walk her around campus and get her ca ught up! Memories of the Octagon, the White Cha pel, the Henning 
Museum, and her dorm room in the Ad Building (now Mercer Hall) brough t a smile. Her daughters were 
deeplymovedatthelevelofloveand fellowship Annetta felt while she was here. 

May I invite you to comeback (or your refresher this October for Homecoming? There is so much to see; so 
much has been updated. Even though we will officially open Landes Way, the new townhouse dorms, and the 
new softball field, and we have other events planned, come back first and foremost to refresh those friendships, 
those relationships. Come back and enjoy a seat at the table of fellowship in your favorite course, 

Bryan 101. fJ yc 

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Facu fty and staff who left their positions at 
Bryan College at the end of the school year 
were recognized at a reception honoring 
their service to the college. Pictured are. 
from left, front, Fa'rth Ammen, Kim Tuttle, 
and Tabitha Bechler. Back are Dr. William 
Ketchers'id, William Wade, Dr. Jack Traylor, 
ivlyra Goza, and Krishna Anderson. AT the 
reception honoring those leaving, Ms. 
Tuttle was introduced as having accepted 
the position of resident director for 
Robinson Hall {ladies residence hall on 
campus). 
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Dr. LESTER PIFER, '46x, 
was honored by his church and 
community in March 2010 on his 
90th birthday and his 70th year 
in the ministry. Dr. Rfer lives in 
Columbus, Ohio. 

RUTH (DEW) SARVIS, '48x, 
wrote to say she enjoys Biycm Life, 
particularly reading about other 
former students. "Some of my 
happiest days of my entire life 
were during my time at Bryan." 
She and her husband, Steve, 
live in Denton, Texas, and will 
celebrate their 63rd anniversary in 
July. They have six children. 

NELL PEARSON, '49, wrote 
to say she, RUTH (KUHN) 
SIMMONS, '47, and WANDA 
BURCHAM, '49, enjoyed 
Homecoming 2009. "I don't 
know how often alumni who 
graduated 60 years ago attend," 
she said. Alumni Director DAVID 



TROMANHAUSER, '80, says the 
answer to that question is "Not 
often enough]" 



1950s 



ROSCOE MULVEY, '54, was 
awarded the Legion of Honor 
with the rank of chevalier by the 
French government in March 2010. 
Roscoe, who lives in Harmony 
Pa., served in the Fourth Armored 
Division during battles to liberate 
France in Wbrld War II. In 2004, 
France began awarding the medal 
to World War II veterans, and 
Roscoe was one of a group of 23 
honored at the French embassy in 
Washington, D.C., in March. 



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DOUG JE WET T, '77, received a 
Performer of the Year Award at the 
mARTies awards luncheon of the 



Arts Council of Stuart and Martin 
counties, Fla.,in April. Doug was 
recognized as "an individual 
with a proven record of artistic 
excellence in the performing arts, 
outstanding civic responsibility 
and whose leadership has 
improved the quality of life in 
our community through the 
arts." He and his wife, Sharon, 
live in Jensen B each, Fla., where 
he is minister of music at North 
Stuart Baptist Church. He also 
founded and directs the Treasure 
Coast Community Singers and 
the Treasure Coast Community 
Classical Singers. 



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DAN BUTLER, '87, and Amy 
Hohimer, were married Oct. 10, 
2009, in Richardson, Texas. Dan 
and Amy met at their church in 
January 2005, but didn't become 
serious until God brought things 
into focus about four years later. 



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In addition to Amy; Dan gained a 
7-year-old daughter, Katy and a 
yellow lab. Alumni at the wedding 
included groomsmen STEVE 
BUTLER, '85; JOHN BUTLER, 
'96; BRUCE BEATY, '85; and HIEP 
DINH TRAN, 'S6. 

DAN HARRINGTON, '89, was 

ordained a Baptist minister on Jan. 
31, 2010. He serves as the youth 
pastor at Countryside Baptist 
Church in Clearwater, Fla. Dan 
and his wife JAMIE (JEWELL), 
'90, have two sons. Chase, 10, and 
Aidan, 7. 



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JONATHAN, '93» and KATHY 
(SHANNON), '92, FAIN 

announce the birth of their first 
child, Arianna Margaret, on Jan. 
8, 2010. Arianna weighed 71bs., 3 
oz., and was 21 inches long. The 
Fain family lives in Raleigh, N.G 

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PATRICIA (GREEN), '97, and 
Nathan TALLEY announce the 
birth of their first child, Lucas 
Aaron, on July X 2009. Lucas 
weighed 6 lbs., 7 oz., and was 19 
Winches long. The Talleys live in 
Sale Creek, Tenn. 



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DAM I EN and RE NEE (RE ILLY) 
DASPIT, both '00, have been 
invited to work with SILin 
Thailand after several years 
of work with Wvdiffe Bible 
Translators in the United States. 
They are scheduled to attend an 
intercultural communications 
course in August, and are praying 
they can be in Thailand by the end 
of September. 

DR. WENDI BAUMAN, 

'00, and Gordon Johnson, 
were married Sept. 20, 2008, in 
Montreal N.C. Bryan alumni at 
the wedding included TR BLACK, 



'99, who sang; CHRISTINA 
DAY, '97, who read Scripture; 
bridesmaids ME LINDA (SNEAD) 
ROWAND, '98; STEPHANIE 
WISE,' 00; and matron of honor 
MINDY (BAKER) MCKECHNIE, 
'00; and groomsmen NATHAN 
BAUMAN, '98; and ANDREW 
BAUMAN, '05x. The Johnsons 
live in Corinth, Texas. 

KRIS, '00, and ERYN 
(MCCALEB), '02, MCGARY 

announce the birth of their son, 
Madigan Luke, on Feb. 5, 2010. 
The McGarys live in Nashville, 
Tenn., where Kris is doing post- 
doctoral work at Vandertdlt 
University. Kris received his Ph.D. 
in biology from the University of 
Texas at Austin, in December 2008. 
Eryn completed her paralegal 
certification program from Boston 
University in June 2010. 

JENNY (NORTON), '01, and 
Emmett LONG announce the 
birth of their second daughter, 
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family lives in Rome, Ga., where 
Emm ett serves as disci pie ship 
pastor at Three Rivers Community 
Church and works as an insurance 
agent. Jenny is enjoying the simple 
life of raising two children. 

JENNIFER (MUSSELMAN), 

'01, and Bryan WAIT ES announce 
the birth of their son, Bryan Joseph 
"Joey," on Aug. 5, 2009. Joey, 
who was bom on his mother's 
birthday weighed 81bs., 13 oz., 
and was 21 inches long. The 
Waites family lives in Atlanta, 
Ga., where B ryan is in finance and 
Jennifer left the legal field to be a 
stay-at-home mom. 

JONATHAN and ANNA 
(NEFF) URQUHART, both '02, 
announce the birth of their third 
daughter, Aubrie Cynthia, on 
April 2, 2009. Aubrie weighed 
9 lbs., 4 oz. She joins big sisters 
Afton Reay, 4, and Hla Carrie, 2. 

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promoted to director of payment 
analysis for the Revenue Cycle 
Services division of MedAssets, 
Inc. He also recently accepted 
a position as pastoral intern at 
Trinity Fellowshi p Church in Toms 
River, N.J. His responsibilities 
there include leading worship and 
overseeing TFCs media ministry. 
Tim and his wife, BROOKE 
(WILSON), '03, live in Island 
Heights, N.J., with their son 
Timothy, 2. 

ANNE WHITE, '05, has 

completed a three-year missionary 
term with Trans World Radio 
(TWR) in their office near Vienna, 
Austria. She worked for two years 
as the executive assistant to the 
director of public relations and 
for one year as editor of print and 
web content On June 1 she began 
work as a recruiter and member 
care specialist from TWR's U.S. 
headquarters near Raleigh, N.C. 

DAVID PARK, '08, and 
ALLISON CUNNINGHAM, 



'09, were married July 3, 2009, in 
Lookout Mountain, Tenn. Bryan 
alumni in the wedding included 
GABE FISHER, '07; KAMI 
(CUNNINGHAM) LIVESAY, 
'07; ASHLEY (PARK) BAKER, 
'09; MATT NOEL, '07; MARK 
BAKER, '08; SARAH URIE, 
'09; MARK LIVESAY, '06x; and 
TYLER GAY, '08. Student DANI 
PARK also was an attendant The 
Parks live in Chattanooga, Tenn. 

ALLISON HENDRDC, '08, and 

Joshua Hall were married Oct. 
10, 2009, in Dayton, Tenn. Allison 
teaches dance and piano, and 
plans to teach stage movement 
at Bryan beginning this fell. 
Josh works at Lowe's and plans 
to study to become a physical 
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Dr. Robert Andrews lectured to 
management and social services 
students at Emanuel University in 
Oradea, Romania, in February. 

Mr. Bernie Belisle attended the 
Southeastern Theatre Conference in 
Lexington, Ky., in March. 

Dr. Matt Benson, Mr. Ben Norquist 
did Ms. Danielle Rebman ;oo'< 20 Ac'.s 
Project interns and Students Stopping 
the Trafficking of Persons leaders 



QUEEN (HARTSCHUH) LANGFORD, '43, 

of Seattle, Wash., died Feb. 24, 2010. 

MARVIN V. ENQUIST, '60, of Warm 
Springs, Ga., died April 6, 2009. 

DOROTHY (HARGREAVES) ALLEN, '65, 
of Marysville, Mich., died April 6, 2010. 

J. HAROLD HARRIS, '72, of 
Hendersonville, Tenn., died in July 2009. 

KEVIN SCOTT DAVIE, '84, of 
Montgomery, NY, died May 26, 2010. 

MARK SCHUMACHER, '98x, of 
Nappanee, Ind., died March 10, 2010. 

CANDICE WILLMORE, '09x, of 
Ooltewah, Tenn., died April 8, 2010. 




to the International Justice Mission 
Global Prayer Gathering conference In 
Washington. D.C., in April. 

Dr. Jeff Boyce took 29 Students In Free 
Enterprise (SIFE) team members to the 
SIFE regional competition in Atlanta, Ga. 
Bryan's team finished second among 
nine competitors. 

Mrs. Valeric Castlon attended the 
National Postal Forum in Nashville. 
Tenn., in April. 

Dr. Daryl Charles had two essays 
published recently. "My Criminal Brain 
Made Me Do It: Biogenetics and the 
Loss of Moral Responsibility" appeared 
in National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly; 
and "Pacifists. Patriots, or Both? Second 
Thoughts on pre-Constantinian Early- 
Christian Attitudes toward War and 
Soldiering" was published in Logos. 

Dr. Kevin Clauson presented his paper, 
"Why Evangelicals Have Not Liked 
Austrian Political Economy: Observations 
of a 'Christian Austrian' Who Has 
Worked for Rev. Jerry Falwell and Rep. 
Ron Paul." at the Austrian Scholars 
Conference in Auburn, Ala., in March. 
He also had two articles published in 
the Liberty University Law Review: "The 
Supremacy Clause and Federal Tyranny" 
and "Justice Roy Moore and the Rule of 
Law." 

Ms. Kim Crowo-Tuttle will be 
transitioning from her role in the 
Admissions office to become the 
resident director in Robinson Hall. 
This past year she earned her M.S. in 
Management from Liberty University. 




Dr. Steve DeGeorge has been chosen 
president-elect of the Tennessee 
Association of Independent Liberal Arts 
Colleges of Teacher Education. He was 
a visiting team member for the March 
accreditation visit by the Association 
of Christian Schools International 
to Silverdale Baptist Academy in 
Chattanooga. Tenn. In April, he 
conducted a board training retreat at the 
Curtis Baptist Academy in Augusta, Ga. 

Ms. Karie Harpest will assume the role 
of Women's Housing Director in addition 
to her duties as resident director in 
Huston Hall. 

Mr. Joey Johnson and his wife, Suzanne, 
traveled with two Bryan soccer players 
to minister to the Ngabe tribe in Panama 
during spring break. 

Dr. Scott Jones was team mentor for 
the Break for Change-Nicaragua during 
spring break. 

Mrs. Kim Keck fudged the Knoxville 
Federation of Music Teachers Club 
competition in February. In March, 
she took three students to the Mid- 
South Regional National Association of 
Teachers of Singing competition. 

Dr. Sigrid Luther attended the national 
conference of the Music Teachers 
National Association in Albuquerque, 
N.M.. in March. She served as senior 
high school performance competitions 
coordinator and ran the national 
competition finals. She also performed 
as guest left-hand artist for a "Road to 
Chopin" teaching demonstration by 
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Dr. Liz Moseley has resigned her 
position as Director of Counseling 
Services to j oin th efacu Ity at 
Cleveland (Tenn.J State Community 
College 

Dr. Jeff Myers was keyn ote speaker for 
t h e M i dwest H om esch ool C onf eren ce 
in Cincinnati, participated in the Q 
Conference in Chicago, and chaired 
theSummit Ministries board meeting 
in Colorado Springs, Colo., in April. 

Mr. Matt Meloncon has moved 
from web programmer to online 
applications programmer in the IT 
Services department. 

Mr. Michael Nichols attended the 
Southern Assodation of College 
Admission Counseling Annual 
Conference in Jacksonville, Fla., in 
April. He serves on the registration 
committee. 

Mr. Ben Norquist served as a panelist 
for a session on social justice initiatives 
at the Council for Christian Colleges 
and Universities' International Forum 
on Christian Higher Education, in 
Atlanta in February. 



Dr. Ron Petitte attended the American 
Political S den ce Association's annual 
Teaching and Learning Conference 
in Philadelphia, Pa., in February. He 
presented a paper on "Chivalry and 
Civility," developed from his chape! 
presentations with Mr. Michael 
Palmer. In April, Dr Petitte presented 
a paper, "Civilization at Risk: Seeds 
of Strife" at the Midwest Political 
Science Assodation annual conference 
in Chicago. He also participated in a 
panel on "Sovereignty Under Attack: 
Sub-national and International 
Forces." 

Dr. D wjght Page represented Bryan 
College at the tercentennial meeting 
of th e D eG raff en ri e d Ass oci ati on, USA, 
in New Bern, N.C., in April. 

Mrs. Polly Reuis attended an online 
d ass from Lyras is entitled "Changes 
Ahead with AACR2, RDA and FRBR." 
Resource Description and Access 
(RDA), implemented this yea r, is the 
new set of guidelines and instructions 
for cataloging, and FRBR (Functional 
Requirements for Bibliographic 
Records) will inform cataloging 
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online catalogs. 

Dr. Roger Sanders has published the 
paper "A Quick Method for Developing 
a Cognitum System Exemplified Using 
Flowering Plants" in the online journal 
Occasional Papers of the BSG (www. 
creationbiology.org. Select the title 
under "Recent Publications") 

In February, Mr. LeoSayles 
preached at Second Baptist Church 
in Rockwood,Tenn., presented a 
message at the National Assodation of 
Christian Athletics in Dayton, and led a 
volleyball clinic in Knoxville, Tenn. 

Mrs. femi Tullbeig attended the 
National Association of College Stores 
annual conference and Campus 
Market Expo in Orlando, Fla., in 
March. 

Dr. Todd Wood spoke at churches 
in England in March, hosted by the 
Biblical Creations Ministries. In April, 
he lectured at Messiah College, 
Grantham, Pa., on "Creation as 
Science." 




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Dr. Tom Branson, '80, is married to 
Connie Reehoff, %2, and they have four 
children: David, '03, Jack, '04, Andra, 

'08,andJosiah. Tom studied for the ministry at 
Bryan, at Grace Theological Seminary, and Trinity 
Theological Seminary. He received a BAin Greek, 
a Master of Divinity Degree, an d a Doctorate of 
Ministry. 

The emphasis of Tom's ministry is verse- by- verse 
expository preaching of God's Word. Tom began 
his ministry in 1974 at Zion Brick in Slaughters, 
KY. He was youth director at Grace Bible Church 
in Dayton from 1983-1381. From 1981-1983, he 
served as youth director at Mottville Bible Church in 
White Pigeon, Ml. In 1984, he began pastoring Pleasant 
View Baptist Church in Madisonville, KY. Tom is now the 
pastor of Hanson Baptist Church in Madisonville, where 
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Mark J ones/8 5, will be leading us in 

worship. Mark is the worship pastor 

at Trinity Bible Church, in Richardson, 

Texas, and holds a Master's of 

Christian Education degree from Dallas 

Theological Seminary. Mark has been 

in full-time pastoral ministry for over 

22 years, and on the staff at Trinity 

for 1 6 of t h ose years. Orig i n al I y from 

New Jersey, he and wife Rebecca have 

been married for 19 years and h ave 

3 teenagers. Mark has ministered in 

churches in Tennessee, Maine, New Jersey and Texas, has led worship up and down the East Coast at camps, youth retreats 

and conferences, and has also traveled overseas to India and Africa to ministerto pastors and worship leaders. Mark loves 

to write about lifestyle worship, and minister through song, andean be found on the internet sharing both, (www.worship- 

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Friday); October 






Registration 10:00 am-7:00 pm 

Second floor, La timet Student Center (next to bookstore) 

Come sign in* see who's liere, get a \S% off coupon tor the Bryan College 

Bookstore, and receive a free alumni mug or olher great gift! 

Alumni Golf Tournament 11:30 am 

Dayton Golf &Country Club - Swing a dub with your "buddies while 
renewing old friendships. Lunch is included along with goodie bags. 
Reserve your team of 4 today! If you do not have a team, we can place 
you in a foursome. 



Campus Tours for Teens of Alumni 3:00-5:00 pm 
Lion Cubs 5:30-9:00 pm 

Drop off & pick up Cubs in Mercer Hall main lobby 

For children ages 3 - 11. Bryan College students will teach Bible stories 
and show your cubs how lo make some great crafts. This time is designed 
for parents to enjoy iellowsliip with classmates while your children liave 
some fuii of their own. Includes dinner and snacks. 

Good OF Days Dinner 5:30 pm 

Rhea County Room, Latimer Student Center - Classes 1969 & previous. 
Enjoy a delicious served dinner as you reconnect with old Mends and 
nuke new ones. 



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SpoedeCafe-Comeenjoya casual dinner with classmates as we 
welcome you back a s our newest alumni. 

• Milestone Reunions 6:00 pm 

Brock Hall -All class years are welcomed to this dinner! Highlighting 
the classes oi 1970, 1975, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005 - Fellowship with 
classmates! 

• 30th Reunion Dinner 6:00 pm 

Mac's Cafe - Class of 19801 David Tromanhauser says this is the "Class of 
the Social Elite" and thinks that his reunion will outnumber the Class of 
1985' s 25th Reunion. . . if s on! 

• 25th Reunion Dinner 6:30 pm 

library, 2nd floor - Class of 19851 Yes, it has been 25 years since we 
walked the halls of Bryan as students and for some of you the first time 
you will return "home." Our esteemed Alumni Director has issued a 
challenge (see above); lets bring it, Class of 1985! We. want an awesome 
turnout, so please make your plans now to come and renew friendships. 

• Varsity Volleyball 7:00 pm 

Bryan vs University of Mobile 

• Coffee House 8:00 pm 

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with friends from every class from Biyan College. Featuring hits from 
theSCs. Sweet treats and sweet fellowship! 

Alumni Soccer 8:00 pm 

Main soccer field — Alumni vs. Alumni! Ace bandages and ice packs are 
available upon request! 



Alumni Rugby Game 

YMCA Held: Ouch! 



8:00 pm 
9:00 pm 



Alumni Men's & Women's 

Basketball Came 

Summers Gymnasium- Alumni vs. Alumni - feel the sweat feel the heat 

feel Ihe pain. Make sure to pack your Advil! 

Alumni Volleyball 9:30 pm 

Practice Gym— Alumni vs. Alumni -ifs time to re think those 
spandex shorts! 



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Pocket Wilderness Hike 7:30 am 

Meet in front of Latimer Stndent Center by 7:15 am. Make sure you have 
a ride as we caravan over to Pocket for a guided hike through one of the 
most beautiful trails in Dayton. Please wear appropriate shoes and bring a 
bottle of water! 

Registration 9:30-10:30 am & 1:00-5:00 pm 

(dosed diriiig New Entrance De citation and Bryan Commons Celebration) 

(Lunch tickets will be available at tailgate lunch.) 
Second floor, Latimer Stndent Center (next to b ookstore) - Com e sign in, 
see who's here, get a 15% off coupon for the Bryan College Bookstore (last 
chance to shop in our bookstore), and receive a free alumni mug or other 
great gift! 



Campus Tours for Teens of Alumni 

Meet at Alumni Registration Booth 



9:00-10:30 am 



Alumni Choir Rehearsal 9:00 am 

Choir Room- Dr. David Luther will lead choir/ chamber alumni along 
with fall Chorale as you prepare to sing at the New Entrance Dedication 
and the Alumni Dinner & Awards. Make a joyful noise! 

New Entrance Dedication/ 11:00 am 

Bryan Commons Celebration 

Highway 27 & Richland Street- The moment we have all been waiting 
for! Celebrate with. us as we dedicate our new college entrance! 
Ribbon cutting ceremony with Brett Land es. Shuttles from the front 
of Latimer Student Center will take you to the new entrance starting at 
10:15 am (and will bring you back if you are unable to walk up the road). 
Also, we will be celebrating our newest residences which grace the west 
side of campus off Landes Way! 



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Tailgate Lunch Noon 

Practice Soccer Fields- Enj ay a BBQlunch for the whole family on the 
field whileyou visitwithyour faculty favorites! Festivities will include 
a bouncy playground for the kids, balloons, temporary tattoos, good eats, 
great fellowship and much morel 

• Men's Soccer 2:00 pm 

Main Soccer Field - Bryan College Varsity men square off against Virginia 
Interment. Come cheer on our Lions! 



5:30-9:00 pm 



Lion Cubs 

Drop off & pick np Cnbsin Mercer Hall main lobby 

For children ages 3-11. Bryan College sludents will teach Bible stories and 

show your cubs how to make some great crafts. 




Alumni Dinner & Awards 6:00 pm 

Latimer Student Center Dining Hall - Celebrate our heritage of being a 
Bryan Lion. Enjoy a delicious dinner as you hear what is ahead for Bryan 
College from P resident Lives ay & alumni director David Tromanhauser. 
We will also be inducting alumni into the Sports Hall of Fame, including 
Carlos Vega, '81 into Ihe Soccer Hall of Fame. We are taking nominations 
for "Alumnus of Ihe Year" at bryanalnmni.org.'" Young Alumnus of Ihe 
Year" will be presented to a younger alum who is making a difference 
in today's world. So be sure to go online and look at the criteria for these 
and castyour vote today! 

5th Annual BC Bonfire & Live Music 9:00 pm 

Lo cati on to b e anno nn ced. Toas t m arshm all o ws, m ake a s'm ore, d rink 
some cocoa, listen to some greatmusic and enjoy old & new friends. 
Current students will also be there tomeetyouJ 



Sunday* Oc t ober 3 (no u oa cuts ottered) 



Alumni Chapel 10:00 am 

Rndd Auditorium - This is always the highlight of our weekend and a 
great way to end your Homecoming with us. Dr. Tom Branson, '80, will 
be speaking, and Mark Jones, '85, will be leading us in worship. 

Sunday Brunch 11:30 am 

Latimer Student Center Dining Hall - Brunch is served J Walk over to our 
Dining Hall for the best food and best deal in town. 
Meal, drinks and dessert for: 

$6.50 

$3.00 

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Adults 

Children 6-12 years 
Children 5 years and nnder 
Pay at the door. 
Lion Fast Pass 



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(Indudes Friday dhmer, tailgate lunch, Saturday dinner; ages 12 and 
up,freeLitm Cubs fir kids 3-11.) 
Ala Carte Tickets 

Alnmni Golf $60 

Friday Dinners $20 {2&LQ dinner $10) 

Tailgate Lunch $5.00 

Saturday Dinner $20 

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